Today over at Childswork I'm posting my wife's brilliant idea about looking ahead and planning out some goals in the form of "firsts", and while it may not work for all kids (the older ones, for example), Lily still has tons of missing firsts that Emma filled long ago. I list a few from 2012 that we sort of did on the spur of the moment.
These are linked to my posts discussing them (if you're interested).
And the idea is, essentially, pick some goals (that AREN'T scissor goals or reciprocal stair descent goals, or line drawing or reading goals) that you'd like to share with your child, and then get them on the books. Whether it's "first amusement park" or "first cruise ship" or "first santa picture" or whatever, make a point of planning out some experiences you want to share with your child and use that advanced planning to give yourself time to include accomodations/support to give yourself the best opportunity for success.
The post is "The List of Firsts".